European Coral Reef Symposium - Call for abstracts!

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27 Apr 2017 - 14:30
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Dear all,

*The Reef Conservation UK (RCUK) committee are excited to announce that the call for abstracts for the European Coral Reef Symposium (ECRS) is now open*

All the information needed to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentations can be found on our website:

Session themes:

Online submissions:

Date for the diary: Abstract submissions will close on Friday 30th June.

What is the European Coral Reef Symposium?

To celebrate 20 years of RCUK we are going big this year!

We will be hosting a three day gathering of reef researchers in Oxford from 13th – 15th December. The event is in association with the Zoological Society of London (ZSL), the International Society of Reef Studies (ISRS) and The University of Oxford. The programme will include plenary speakers, parallel sessions, workshops and social events.

Key info:

·       Dates: 13th – 15th December, 2017

·       Location: Examination Schools, Oxford

·       Registration will open imminently!! Early registration closes on 15th September, standard registration closes on 13th October. Tickets are for the full three days. Proof of ISRS membership &/or student status will need to be shown on the day at the registration desk, if you have selected the wrong ticket type the difference in funds will be required.

·       Conference dinner: an optional dinner will be held on Thurs 14th as a great chance to celebrate 20 years of RCUK! Further information will be advertised once details have been confirmed.

·       Twitter: @ReefConsUK #ECRS2017

Our website is a hub of information about the conference, our plenary speakers, session themes, where to stay and where to socialise to make the most of your time in Oxford.

If you’re interested in volunteering at the event, sponsoring or hosting a trade stand let us know!

If the website can’t answer your questions ping them to

We look forward to seeing you all in December!

The RCUK committee

Kirsty Richards

Marine & Freshwater Projects Co-ordinator

Reef Conservation UK Committee

Conservation Programmes

Zoological Society of London

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